ERIC Number: ED080480
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
Idea Book in Physical Education for the Elementary School Teacher.
Terrell, Tyrus; And Others
Journal of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, May 1965
This booklet presents six articles dealing with rejuvenating physical education instruction in the elementary schools. The first article encourages the use of the 50-yard dash, the broad and high jumps, and relay races in physical education programs. The second article presents movement exercises that are designed to help children explore, solve problems, and individually interpret the movements of their bodies. The third article describes the compass cross-country program for elementary students, focusing on instructional techniques, scoring, and administrative and safety precautions. The role of closed circuit instructional television in physical education programs is discussed in the fourth article. The fifth article describes four telelessons for the physical education teacher, and the sixth article deals with the use of motivation in allowing children to experiment with their own capabilities. (BRB)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Exercise (Physiology), Muscular Strength, Physical Activities, Physical Development, Physical Education, Physical Health, Physical Recreation Programs
American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($.35)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC.
Note: Reprint from Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, May 1965